A few link from the last couple days.
According to a report out of San Antonio, the USMNT will play Colombia in San Antonio in September.
I did a few numbers on players in the English League Championship, so go check that out.
Joe Corona scored his first goal for Tijuana since February of 2013 on Tuesday night. Check it out here.
Sources are telling Ives that Sacha Kljestan might be headed on loan to the LA Galaxy. The loan would last through the 2014 MLS season then the Galaxy would hopefully find a way to pay him DP money after that. Some people are wondering if MLS might create a fourth DP slot. But obviously this is all speculation at this point.
And it looks like Jermaine Jones is close to signing with the Chicago Fire.
While Matt Besler just got that DP money in Kansas City, Besler told Goal.com “never say never” about any potential move to Europe in the future.
Impressed by his play so far this summer, FC Utrecht signed Rubio Rubin to a four-year deal yesterday.
Andrew Jacobson was traded from FC Dallas to NYCFC earlier this week then was sent out on loan to Bob Bradley and Stabæk until they actually have a team.
Brian Sciaretta is hearing that Conor O’Brien is set to transfer from OB in Denmark to Wiener Neustadt in Austria. O’Brien has appeared in only 16 league games for Odense since joining the club last August.
Tim Howard signed a multi-year deal with NBC to work in the booth and in the studio for NBC during its Premier League coverage when it doesn’t conflict with his Everton games.
Goalkeeper Quentin Westberg helped lead Luzenac to a second place finish in the French National (third tier) last season, earning them promotion to Ligue 2, but now their spot in Ligue 2 is in jeopardy since the town/club is so small.
Clutch City Soccer has an interview up with Sebastien Ibeagha.
Emerson Hyndman will be sporting the squad-friendly #28 this season for Fulham. I bet he will make his senior team debut this year.
US Soccer put up a little video up on US U-20/Hoffenheim midfiedler Russell Canouse.
According to this report out of Germany, assistant coach Andy Herzog has extended his contract with the USMNT through 2018.
Meet a new potential dual-national for the US. Hey, USSF, get on that.
Both John Brooks and Tim Ream have new away shirts for their respective clubs.
And finally, I am making my annual trip to Chicago to see family and friends (and having fun at Lollapalooza this weekend), so updates might be a little light for me, especially over the weekend.